Meet the winners of the ECCE App Challenge 2018

Posted 3 years ago

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The ECCE App Challenge for 2018 has been another great success. This year, we had a total of 21 teams participate from ECCE schools across Canada (a new record for the annual competition). The teams participating in the challenge this year were all asked to create apps that addressed any problem of their choosing using […]

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Carleton to SFU: Connecting through education

Posted 3 years ago

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I am delighted to be someone who previously wore the ECCE label proudly as a Carleton undergraduate student, and am just as excited to be carrying that honor onwards to Simon Fraser University as a master’s student. My background is a little abstract in comparison to the majority of the students that are a part […]

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Linking App-Building and Cartography – Experiences from the 2016 Esri Canada App Challenge

Posted 3 years ago

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Hi Everyone, Congratulations to the winners and participants of the 2017 Esri Canada App Challenge! With the recent conclusion of the 2017 Esri Canada App Challenge, I’ve decided to write about my overall positive experiences with the 2016 Esri Canada App Challenge. Some of the students in my multimedia cartography (GEOG 351) class  participated in […]

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Useful Tools for Making Maps with ArcGIS

Posted 4 years ago

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As a student associate with the ECCE at SFU, I was allowed to take two free ESRI Canada instructor-led courses. One of these courses was Designing Maps with ArcGIS. I personally think that I have a pretty solid foundation but ArcGIS but I enrolled in this class with the hope that it would teach me […]

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SFU ECCE @ the Vancouver UC

Posted 4 years ago

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On November 2, the Esri Canada User Conference was held in Vancouver, BC.  During the plenary Dr. Brent Hall, Director of Education and Research at Esri Canada, presented an overview of the progress that we have made over recent years in supporting the adoption and use of GIS technology in education institutions across Canada (e.g., […]

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Attending the Esri Canada User Conference – Vancouver

Posted 4 years ago

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I recently attended the Esri Canada User Conference in Vancouver which was held at the Vancouver Convention Centre. The conference was filled with a variety of technical presentations from Esri as well as several presentations from local users. During the morning presentations, several different software and ArcGIS extensions were presented. The two that peaked my […]

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Introduction – Anthony Lee

Posted 4 years ago

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Hi Everyone, My name is Anthony Lee and I am a 3rd year student at Simon Fraser University. I am a Geography major but I am also doing certificate programs in GIS and Environmental Literacy. For the next 8 months, I will be away from campus for a co-op practicum. I will be working for […]

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